vintage scarves

December 5th, 2008 in member junk     
shamrockerin shamrockerin, member
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rescued these from the rubbish pile as well- a bunch of vintage scarves. I only took the ones that were pretty colors. All of them are sheer except for one tan one that's satin/silk. They're different sizes- some large and square, some long.

Most of them aren't labeled, but one did have a label that said it was made in France.

I was thinking of making them as a window treatment, but that wouldnt really match my 'country cottage' look. .  .

any ideas?


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Comments (3)

QueenofGreen writes: I collect these, too. I love them. I took a plain white shower curtin, a stapler and randomly covered the shower curtain with scarves. I use it as a drape between my laundry area of the basement and my craft room. It looks like a huge square-dance skirt! So, I used more of the scarves to make.... a huge square dance skirt. I stapled them all around the waist of a petticoat. Wear it for parades, art events, and Halloween. Posted: 12:00 pm on February 6th
suewhitney writes: I love vintage scarves. During th holiday season I would use them as gift wrap for women. Just take an ordinary brown box, pull the scarf around it, and tie with a beautiful ribbon. It's like getting a bonus gift and it's recycled. Yay! I also might save one for me just to wear!

Thanks,
Sue Posted: 10:20 am on December 5th
MimiToria writes: One might look cool draped over a small bed side table.

I have used a vintage scarf loosely tied around a theme tree that was aluminum. Mine was a bright pink tone on tone silk scarf and made a great little Christmas tree skirt.

Gretchen Posted: 9:34 am on December 5th
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